Wednesday, December 1, 2021

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Baktar Shikan Anti-Tank Guided Missile Weapon System

Baktar Shikan is a Pakistani version of the Chinese HJ-8 or Hongjian-8. Baktar Shikan is a second-generation tube-launched, optically tracked, wire-guided anti-tank missile. Baktar Shikan and its variants are being manufactured by NORINCO's Factory 282 and Factory 5618 in...

Pakistan Inducts HQ-9P HIMADS

ARMY AIR DEFENCE CENTRE KARACHI SINDH The Pakistan Army today commissioned the HQ-9P High to Medium Air Defense System (HIMADS) into service with the 4th HIMADS Regiment, Army Air Defense Command. Chief of Army Staff of the Pakistan Army, General Qamar...

Pakistan Army’s T-80UD MBT: Modernization Program

Ukraine’s Malyshev State Enterprise has begun modernization of Pakistan's T-80UD tanks. The contract between Ukrspetsexport and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan was signed in February at the IDEX-2021 International Arms Exhibition for a $85.6 million. The upgradation process will include a...

Specifications of Pakistan Army’s Type-85UG Main Battle Tank

The Type-85 is a medium role main battle tank based on the Type-80 chassis which itself was China's attempt in creating a new MBT from scratch instead of copying Russian designs. It is a second generation MBT developed in...

Predominant Weapons Systems of Pakistan Armed Forces at Pakistan Day Parade

Shahpar-II MALE UAV  The GIDS Shahpar II is a medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) tactical UAV. Operations It provides SATCOM & Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (ISR) roles with endurance of 14+ hours & a service ceiling of 20,000 ft. Payloads are available for reconnaissance...

Exclusive: Fatah-1 Guided Multi-Launch Rocket System

Before reaching the current stage of modern self-propelled howitzers, Automated Towed Howitzers, Fire Control Radar’s, Metrological and target acquisition Radar’s, and various types of ammunition (high Explosive, Anti-Tank, Guided Missiles, Rocket Artillery), the concept has come a long way...

Explained: Pakistan’s Missiles, Why We Test Them?

As defense analysts, this question is a no-brainer. Our missiles are an essential component of our defense strategy and provide us with round-the-clock strategic capabilities to protect our sovereignty against all aggression from the outside. So, it is only...

Pakistan-Turkey Bilateral Military Exercise ATATURK-2021

Pakistan-Turkey bilateral military exercises ATATURK-2021 were conducted at SSG Special Operation School in Tarbela, KPK, Pakistan. Turkish special forces are in Pakistan for a three-week exercise with the Pakistani Special Services Group. The purpose of the exercise is to develop...

Shaheen-3 Missile Test: Why Did We Test?

In January 2021, Pakistan tested Medium Range Ballistic Missile Shaheen-III (capable of strategic warheads) and immediately we observed intense disinformation and propaganda campaigns against the test from the other side of the border. It was observed that Indian accounts...

Pakistan procures CASC Rainbow (CAI HONG) CH-4 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)

Pakistan has procured around 12-24 CH-4 attack and reconnaissance drones, a mixture of CH-4A (unarmed Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance, ISR versions) and CH-4B (armed attack drones, UCAV versions). Delivery of the drones began in the last week of January 2021. The...

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Pakistan’s GIDS Unveils MALE UAV

Pakistan defence conglomerate Global Defence and Industrial Solutions (GIDS) has unveiled an armed version of its SHAHPAR-II medium altitude...

Why India’s Agni-P Does Not Provide A2/AD Anti-Ship Capabilities

I was surprised to see some Indian “military analysts” on Twitter, rather laughably claiming that the medium range ballistic missile Agni-P, currently under development...

Pakistan Navy Detects Indian Navy Submarine

Pakistan Navy successfully detected and located an intruding Indian Kalvari-Class (French Scorpène, non-AIP) attack submarine, which had crossed over into Pakistan’s Exclusive Economic Zone...

Pakistan to Commission First Tughril Class Frigate

The commissioning ceremony of the lead-ship of the Tughril-Class of Guided Missile Frigates of the Pakistan Navy, PNS TUGHRIL, will take place in November...

Project P-282: Pakistan Navy’s Hypersonic Weapons Program

As Pakistani military observers may have noticed in the last decade, the Pakistan Navy is being revamped, and heavily invested in, culminating in a...